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FEMA Resources for Climate Resilience

In December 2021 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published “FEMA Resources for Climate Resilience.” This publication provides a roadmap of FEMA programs and initiatives that advance community climate resilience. Building resilience is a long-term, ongoing process and this resource offers guidance for each step along the way – including funding opportunities, applicable FEMA programs, tools, and resources.

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RELi: USGBC’s New Resilient Design Rating System

RELi, the U.S. Green Building Council’s new standard for projects designed to endure and recover from extreme weather, is a national consensus standard. It was developed through an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process, and focuses on creating resilient buildings and communities.

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Resilient Virginia Supports These Summer Resiliency Events

Resilient Virginia is teaming with groups around the Commonwealth to offer events this summer. June 8: Green Leaders for Local Impact Retreat; June 12: Community and Building Resilience; July 17: Collaborations on Flooding Adaptation; July 19: Resilient Virginia Annual Meeting; August 25: PrepareAthon at Science Museum of Virginia.

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Climate Change in the American Mind

The latest survey from George Mason University’s Center for Climate Communication reveals that the number of Americans “very worried” about global warming has reached a record high since first measured in 2008.

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Costs of Doing Nothing: Economic Consequences of Not Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Hampton Roads Region

Costs of Doing NothingRecent studies have pointed out the economic costs of rising temperatures, increased sea levels, and extreme weather events — all factors associated with climate change impact in the Southeast United States. Costs of Doing Nothing: Economic Consequences of Not Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Hampton Roads Region narrows down the data to the Hampton Roads area. This report looks at several scenarios for sea level rise and the economic consequences.

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  • National Clean Energy Week 2022
    Date: September 26, 2022
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    National Clean Energy Week brings together government officials, industry associations, businesses, non-profits, and advocates in the clean energy space across America. This weeklong recognition honors clean energy contributions to America’s economic strength and…

  • Energy Innovation Showcase
    Date: September 26, 2022
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    Join CEBN on September 26th to kick off National Clean Energy Week with a celebration of energy innovation!

    Learn more and register here.

  • Policy Makers Symposium
    Date: September 27, 2022
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    Your all-access pass to the online Policy Makers Symposium will allow you to view all of the event live or the recorded On-Demand Videos from all of the live keynote addresses and panel discussions…

  • Southeast Climate Monthly Webinar Series: USGS Next Generation Update
    Date: September 27, 2022
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    The Southeast Climate monthly webinar series is held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am ET. This series is hosted by the Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC), the National Integrated…

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